PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 27: Brian Gibbons #49 of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for the puck against Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 27, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82